02-24-2002 02-24-2002
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
2128
February 24, 2002 10:00AMCalender
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Chippendale Mahogany Slant-lid Desk,

$30,550$26,000
Auction: Sale #2128 - 2128 Location: Bolton Date / Time: February 24, 2002 10:00AM

Description:

Chippendale Mahogany Slant-lid Desk, Marblehead, Massachusetts, c. 1770-80, the thumb-molded lid opens to stepped interior of central shell carved drawer above two concave drawers flanked by document drawers with baluster fronts flanked by four valanced compartments and two blocked drawers, all above two drawers centering a carved shell, the cockbeaded case of four thumb-molded graduated drawers on cut-out bracket feet, brasses appear original, old mellow surface, (minor repairs), ht. 44 1/2, wd. 38, dp. 20 in.

Provenance: Hooper family of Marblehead; Samaha Antiques, Milan, Ohio.
Estimate $15,000-20,000

Keywords

Marblehead, Massachusetts, Milan, Ohio